Neighborhoods where stores were destroyed become food deserts overnight

Jun 4, 2020
Grocery stores. Bodegas. Pharmacies. Check-cashing spots. All gone.
A burned Walgreens in Minneapolis on May 30.
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Detroit's chief storyteller says it's time to talk to about neighborhoods that persevered

Jul 24, 2017
Aaron Foley says there are "680,000 stories waiting to be told. Not all of them come from downtown."
Aaron Foley says he heard about the Detroit race riots at home, and “hardly anybody wanted to really go in depth and talk about.” Above, a group of men in Detroit construct a barricade to keep their street safe during the 1967 riots.
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Uneven economic development marks South LA neighborhoods hit hardest by '92 riots

Apr 28, 2017
A few areas are caught up in a real estate boom. But the community still bears scars from 25 years ago.
A room was transformed into a replica of a 1992 looted convenience store, part of the exhibit "Re-Imagine Justice" at the headquarters of the nonprofit Community Coalition in South LA.
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Can Venezuela's Maduro survive the latest riots?

Apr 13, 2017
The economy is a hot mess and allegiances are shifting.
Venezuelans protest the government of President Nicolas Maduro last week in Caracas.
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After riots, Baltimore liquor stores struggle to reopen

Jul 27, 2015
The city is withholding emergency loans unless some stores change or relocate.

Baltimore, now and then

Apr 30, 2015
What's changed — and what's stayed the same — since the 1968 riots in Baltimore.

Baltimore and the cost of rioting

Apr 29, 2015
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Baltimore businesses big and small regroup after riots

Apr 29, 2015
Neighborhood pharmacies were ransacked by looters Monday.

West Baltimore business owners pick up the pieces

Apr 28, 2015
After protests turned violent, some storefronts were completely gutted.
Sheranda Palmer and co-owns the building housing R&M Grocery, which was trashed by looters Monday.
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The big business of tear gas, explained

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Aug 19, 2014
Clouds — and people running from them — appear in images from Ferguson to Cairo.